The Pea Ridge Battle.
A special dispatch to the Chicago Times, dated St. Louis, March 13th, says —
The Rolla Express contains a few additional particulars of the battle of Pea Ridge. The fourth division bore the brunt of the battle. Every field officer in Dodge's brigade is reported wounded. The 1st and 3d Iowa batteries, and the 4th and 9th Iowa infantry were very much cut up. The 4th Iowa mustered 500 strong and going into the battle, and lost 180 killed and wounded.
The following names of officers are given, but it is not stated to what regiments they belonged: Lt. Col. Galligan, Capt. Burton, Capt. Benjan and Lieut. Crittenden, wounded; Lieut. Jackson, killed.
The loss of Col. Osterhaus' Missouri regiment in the late battle was slight.
After the battle Gen. Van Dorn sent a flag of truce to Gen. Curtin asking permission to bury the dead.
Gen. Curtis in his reply consented, and stated that many rebel surgeons had fallen into his hands, whom he immediately paroled. He reminds Van Dorn in the correspondence that federal soldiers were wounded, tomahawked and scalped, and their bodies horribly mangled.
Lieut. Col. Galligan is from Davenport. He formerly resided here, as agent of the U. S. Express company.